Just more than a year ago, sophomore Ethan Helfand’s life hung in the balance after his fourth attempt at taking his own life landed him in the emergency room. As doctors worked feverishly to save Ethan, he was surrounded by friends who had discovered him hours earlier in his dorm room, near death and suffering […]
April 13, 2006
Volume 102, Issue 56
Stories from the April 13, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
I’m usually not a belligerent drunk, but Monday night was my 21st birthday, so I’d like to think that I earned it. The fact is, after hearing about some of my escapades from friends who were able to remember the event, I’m astonished that I wasn’t arrested. I’m writing this article in class right now. […]
Oliver Truong plugged his iPod headphones into his ears and faced the mirrored wall. He jumped, flexed his calves, lunged his body toward the ceiling and twirled in the air like a figure skater. After repeating the double tours en l’air three times, he took a swig of water and started the song again. His […]
The Oscar-winning film “Crash” illustrated how everyday interactions can escalate into conflict due to misunderstandings and resentment rooted in cultural differences. A black congresswoman hitting a U.S. Capitol police officer who stopped her would have fit in perfectly in the fictional movie, had it not happened in real life. I am speaking, of course, of […]
They all sat at round tables, players by their sides, media guides in tow. At the Atlantic 10’s media day in Philadelphia, before the start of the 2005-2006 season, coaches were showcased and available to the media that would be casting the critical eye all year. Travis Ford sat timidly at a round-clothed table in […]